Child Nutrition assists school districts and other institutions in providing quality nutrition programs that promote life-long healthful living while providing nutritious meals each day that prepare children for learning.
Our programs guide gives an overview of the programs offered and the number of children served in Washington.
Program information for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and the Summer Food Service Program.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Distribution or USDA Foods Program provides foods to eligible Local Education Agencies (LEAs). Public and private schools, Residential Child Care Institutions (RCCIs), and approved state agencies that participate in the National School Lunch Program are eligible to receive foods purchased by USDA.
Other Program Information